Robert W. Woodruff Professor

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Wole Soyinka, the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate, was appointed as the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of the Arts in 1996

The Robert W. Woodruff Professorships are endowed professorships at Emory University, named for philanthropist Robert W. Woodruff. The chairs are Emory University's "most distinguished academic appointments [...] reserved for world-class scholars who are not only proven leaders of their own fields of specialty but also ambitious bridge-builders across specialty disciplines."[1]

List of Robert W. Woodruff Professors[edit]

Law[edit]

  • Harold J. Berman (1918–2007), Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law (appointed in 1985)
  • Michael J. Perry, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law (appointed in 2003)
  • Martha Fineman (born 1943), Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law (appointed in 2004)

Other areas[edit]

  • Wole Soyinka, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of the Arts (appointed in September 1996)
  • Michael Davis, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Luke Timothy Johnson, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins
  • Reynaldo Martorell, Robert W Woodruff Professor of International Nutrition
  • Kenneth E. Thorpe, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Health Policy
  • Martin E. Marty, Robert W. Woodruff Visiting Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Emory University (2003–2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas C. Arthur and John Witte, Jr., "The Foundations of Law: Introduction", 54 Emory Law Journal, 1-375 (2005).